bsc. economics

Economics is the systematic study of questions relating to individual choice and the resulting interactions. The features of the degree include principles of microeconomics which is the branch of economic theory concerned with the behaviour of individual households and firms in the process of making choices.


The macroeconomics aspect analyses a variety of issues such as recession, inflation, unemployment, trade deficits and economic growth. By studying for this degree the students will bene fit from the wide knowledge and experience of LSE's Econom i cs Department, which is usually ranked number one outside the USA for its published research


Gradates in economics have made successful careers as professional economists are required in business, the media, government and education. Many graduates enter related fields, i.e. finance, marketing and accounting, where the economist's approach to problem solving is invaluable



Seven named units (Four foundation units)

02 Introduction to Economics

04a Statistic 1

04b Statistic 2

05 a Mathematics 1

05b Mathematics 2

•  One optional paper from List A

List A*

10 Introduction to Sociology / 11 Introduction to International Relations / 80 Introduction to Politics / 107 107 Introduction to Business Management


Three further units:

20 Elements of Econometrics & Economic Statistics (02+04a+05a)*2

65 Macroeconomics (02a+05a)

66 Microeconomics (02a+05a)


Five further optional*1 *3 units

14 Monetary Economics (65)

15 Economics of Labour (66)

16 International Economics (65+66)

18 Public Sector Economics (65)

44 Economics of Development (65+66)

95 Further Mathematics for Economics (05a+05b)

99 Industrial Economics (66)


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